Guadalajara, Mexico (Sports Network) - Manuel Villegas closed with a 4-under
67 on Sunday to win the TransAmerican Power Products CRV Open by one stroke.
Villegas finished at 8-under-par 276 at the Atlas Country Club. This was not
only his first win on the Latinoamerica Tour, but it was also his first top-10
finish on that circuit.
Jose De Jesus Rodriguez fired a 5-under 66 to grab second place at minus-7.
Carlos Franco (68), Jose Octavio Gonzalez (68) and Bronson Burgoon (70) shared
third place at 3-under-par 281.
Villegas, the brother of Camilo Villegas, birdied the third, but gave that
shot back with a bogey on the sixth. He birdied the eighth and 10th to move to
The Colombian stumbled to another bogey at the 12th, but jumped to 7-under
with an eagle on the par-5 15th. Villegas closed with a birdie at the last to
seal the win.
Rodriguez birdied the fifth, then collected back-to-back birdies at eight and
nine to make the turn at 5-under. He grabbed a share of the lead with birdie
at 13 and 15, but parred the last three to end one back.
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